Summit for Sound 2018

Miracle-Ear Franchise Owner Julie McKelvey Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro to Give the Gift of Sound to People in Need

The Miracle-Ear Foundation® is proud to announce that Julie McKelvey, a Miracle-Ear Franchise owner with 33 offices across Pennsylvania, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, to raise money to help underprivileged children & adults with hearing loss receive free hearing aids through the Miracle-Ear Foundation.

Her successful summit of the tallest free-standing mountain in the world sitting at 19,341 feet was accomplished on August 19, 2018 dedicating her efforts as the Summit for Sound. Julie has been actively supporting the Miracle-Ear Foundation since 1993, giving the Gift of Sound to those in need and now serves as a member of the Board of this nonprofit organization.

Julie’s impressive and selfless efforts resulted in more than $56,045 raised for the charity to give the Gift of Sound.  “This was the most difficult thing I have ever done and also the most rewarding - truly a life changing experience with a lot of money and awareness raised for the Miracle-Ear Foundation, which is so close to my heart’” says Julie.

At Miracle-Ear®, we want to do everything we can to help those in our community who need hearing healthcare but cannot afford treatment. The Miracle-Ear Foundation® is designed to support underserved Americans with a limited income and no other resources for hearing aids, such as insurance, Medicaid, VA, or other state or federal programs.

For more information about the Summit for Sound, please visit us here.